Knaup Name Meaning

German: nickname for a gnarled man, from Middle High German knupe ‘knot (in wood)’, related to knaupeln ‘to gnaw on something’, ‘to untie a knot’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Knauf, Knaus, Knapp, Kapp, Karp, Klapp, Kneip, Knabe, Kraus, Kamp

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Knaup Family Origin

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Knaup Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Shoe Maker

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Knaup. The most common Knaup occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Knaup's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Knaup family was Shoe Maker.

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Knaup Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Knaup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Knaup in 1963 was 77, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Knaup

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